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we saw this past week has pushed east and now it is in new york. also parts of new england are being hammered by snow. this is a storm that has been given a name called winter storm euclid. it has dropped a foot of snow in some areas. it is causing a lot of travel problems including delays at laguardia. it is a video out of columbus ohio this morning we can see a difficult place for drivers to get to work this morning. many roads are slick covered with snow and ice. all hail could pick up another injured to from the storm. as the storm makes its way up the east coast the national weather service says the north east heaviest snowfall maybe and northern pennsylvania, upstate new york and inland sections of new england states. the storm is set to end tomorrow morning before it heads to canada. >> if you're planning to had to the sierra so get back cool snow the powder is great but the roads are not. authorities want to remind drivers to make sure to have changed handy. this affects drivers driving up on the on interstate 80 and highway 50. caltrans advisory's are still in effect. for go
lodes. kron 4 news. >>pam: ahead at eight.. new video of a deadly confrontation at a new york subway station. the latest on the search for a suspect. and several fire stations targeted for closure in the east bay ... get a bit of a reprieve. plus, former president george w bush .. weighs in on the state of immigration reform. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. moffett in national news... police in new york are questioning someone, after a man was pushed into the path of an oncoming subway train on monday. mary snow has new surveillance video of the incident.. and the angry reaction to how the story is being covered in
. >> this volunteer firefighters.responding to a fire scene near rochester new york were shot. tonight two firefighters are dead.two others.hospitalized in serious condition.but expected to survive. firefighters were not allowed to even battle the massive fire for nearly six hours this morning. that's because the fire scene quickly turned into a crime scene. right as the volunteer firefightrs were arriving on scene.police say he was waiting for the volunteer firefighters to a rod.raw ifto arrive he was waig for the volunteer firefighters 62-year-old william spangler was perched like a sniper.firing off rounds towards the unsuspecting first responders. two were killed. 43 year old mike chiapperini who also served as the town's police department public information officer. and 19-year-old tomas kachoofka. kachoofka and chiapperini's son were best friends. two other firefighters who were shot are expected to recover. police say before dawn.the suspect, william spengler set a house and car on fire to lure the firefighters. as soon as they arrived, police say he started shooting. while police
in western new york or two firefighters have been shot and killed are responded to a fire that has been engulfed. officials in the town of what's to say that someone shot at firefighters early this morning when they arrived at the see of the fire near lake ontario shore just east of rochester. >> it is my understanding now that there are three houses burning, possibly one motor vehicle barring that the fire continues to progress. the exposures allowed that progression and as soon as we can get equipment down in there, we will go in there and extinguish the fire. we approached it initially as we approach every report of a house fire. they were firemen respond and in both areas and their private bills. upon going on location, we assume exiting their vehicles they encountered gunfire and they even believe were retreated. >> many lawmakers say that they are willing to pursue some changes in the national gun laws. however, they're facing opposition from the national rifle association. since the massacre is sandy hook elementary school in new town, connecticut senate term dianne feinstein has
murdered. and new york city's murder rate is at an all time low. 8.2 million people in the big apple. 414 homicides. one in every 20-thousand people were killed in new york city. >> catherine: there are new charges tonight in a brutal home invasion crime in san francisco december 9th. a man was killed - and a woman beaten. prosecutors say 6 people - including catherine uong - also known as "killer" - forced themselves into the victims home. shooting the man and leaving the woman for dead. the defendants are set to appear in court in january. >>> a law aimed at targeting repeat d-u-i offenders is making its through the california legislature. it would include the installation of a those involved. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story. (humming and blowing) you're looking at an ignition interlock deviceor i-i-dbeing demonstrated here at auto sound specialists in union city >> "so you turn your ignition on, you wait for your device to initialize" >> reporter: once connected to an automobileif the device detects alcohol on the breath of the driverthe vehicle will not start >> reporter: with th
officials are warning gay men about a recent uptick in meningitis cases in new york city. there have been 12 cases of the disease reported among gay men in new york city in the past year t. can be transmitted -- it can be transmitted during intimate or sexual conduct with someone who is infected, sneezing, coughing or sharing drinks or food with a opinion who's infected -- person who's infected. although there as well not been cases in san francisco, officials are asking those who have recently travelled to new york to consult their doctors. >>> marijuana smokers lit up at the space needle at midnight. >> three, two, one! [ cheering and applause ] >> there are still some stipulations. users must carry less than an ounce of marijuana, and it is still illegal to buy or grow it. there is also the big question of what the federal government will do about the decriminalization of pot at the state level since marijuana is still illegal on the federal level. >>> lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people are better at managing their money than the average american! a survey found they earned
:25. >> in national news, police in new york are searching for a woman is a push the man to his death on a subway platform. >> witnesses said a woman was talking to herself in pacing of the seven train platform in queens. >> they say she pushed a man of to the tracks as the train pulled into the station and then she ran away. >> police say the man was struck by the first card pinned down by the second. they're not identify the victim had been out cameras in the neighbor to find the video of the woman. >> retired general norman schwarzkorf has died. >> gained national attention in 1991 when he led operation desert storm. >> which liberated kuwait but after the iraq invasion. >> his sister city died of complications from pneumonia. he noticed foreman norman r. taught to tampa after serving as commander-in-chief of u.s. central command. he was 78 years old. >> secretaries day hillary clinton is heading back to work next week. clinton's been working from home while recovering from a concussion she suffered after fainting while fighting a stomach virus. >> her return to the state farm is likely to be
of dollars that would affect ford's from new york city to houston. amazon is announce this year's holiday sales as their biggest ever. consumers purchased 306 items per second on their peak day this season. amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. that is a new record for the online retailer. amazon set another record on christmas day for digital download. the scandal continues to dominate the websites best sellers with the kindle fire hb tablet leading the way. >> it helps the u.s. economy. >> that's why i did it mark >> you did it for the economy. a look at the bay bridge and it is common pleasant and 32 degrees right now. we're expecting a few rain showers later on today. >> we are watching the weather across the country and a lot of folks are still traveling. many people in the midwest and northeast waking up to sonority conditions. -- snowy conditions you can see in the northeast they are getting a break from the storm but i want to focus and on the gulf states where parts of arkansas and southern louisiana are looking at the possibility for some sever
with new york stock exchange officials and businesses in august to about 11 to one of a planned september protest. >> the fbi released a statement says it recognizes the right of individuals and groups to engage in peaceful protest, but must also take precautions to do with any potential threat of violence. >> of santos is moved up its annual gun buyback program in the wake of its months shooting rampage in connecticut. >> people to drop off their guns exchange for gross restore gift card no questions asked. >> the mayor says the city's residents were to be protected. >> we want our legislators to do some. we feel like there's too much talking and not enough action. this is an opportunity for reply acting get rid of guns they do not use that they do not need. there are too often stolen. >> this is a hugely successful program the city says it will destroy the guns is given. says the buyback program started in 2009, lawson was has collected 8000 weapons. >> the time now is 4:27. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news more your forecast. and live look outside at walnut creek we are waking u
ambushed today in upstate new york. grant lodes is here with details on the horrifying scene that played out this >> christmas eve, no less a convicted felon morning. a convicted felon is being blamed for these cold blodded killings. volunteer firefighters.responding to a fire scene near rochester new york were shot. tonight two firefighters are dead.two others.hospitalized in serious condition.but expected to survive. how firefighters were not allowed to even battle the that's because the fire scene quickly turned into a crime saying. >> multiple shots fired multiple philip fire shots -- multiple-fire firefighters- touchdown. scene. right as the volunteer firefightrs were arriving on scene.police say 62-year-old william spangler was perched like a sniper.firing off rounds towards the unsuspecting first responders. two were killed. 43 year old mike chiapperini who also served as the town's police department public information officer. and 19-year-old tomas kachoofka. kachoofka and chiapperini's son were best friends. >> people get up in the middle of the night to put out fires they do n
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to appear in court in january. >>> new york city police are looking for the woman they say shoved a man in front of an oncoming subway train last night. the man was killed. police in new york released this sketch of the woman. she was also seen on security video - running from the station. witnesses say she had been pacing the platform and talking to herself. the man who was killed has been identified as 46-year- old graphic designer sunando sen ...of queens >> jacqueline: it is raining over the bay bridge toll plaza and we will try call on it is going to last. . track how long it is going to last... ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> catherine: time is winding down. and still no deal to keep the country from falling off the fiscal cliff.. with the deadline just 4- days away. the president and congressional leaders met at the white house for more talks. stacey cohan has the latest. >> reporter: p
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about the man believed to be behind an ambush in new york that ended with two firefighters dead and two more wounded. the note the killer left. >>> and a dangerous holiday in alabama as a tornado touches down in mobile. >>> live stormtracker 4 showing heavy rain in hayward, san lorenzo. this is moving toward the trivalley now. i will let you know how long this is going to stick around -- coming up. >>> now for a look at our top stories at 8:30, a wet and windy christmas in the bay area. large bands of storms moving across the region tonight. in the north bay, drivers advised to proceed with caution to avoid hydroplaning and spin out on slick roadways. >>> in san francisco, a steady downpour proved to be too much for storm brains near the embarcadero. some were so backed up that water started to flood streets. flies at sfo are delayed by as much as an hour and a half. departing flights delayed for less than an hour. the storm also dumped record amount ofs -- amounts of snow in the sierra and a member of the avalanche patrol died. brian will be back in a moment with the forecast. >>> a re
. >> from san francisco, to new-york of this real life st necnicholas. this real life santa claus. he collected a toys. this is made up of over 100 children. from brooklyn, staten island. he is hoping to turn this into a non- profit. coming up on the kron 4 morning news, george will continue keep us updated. forest, this live look outside at the james lick freeway. remember, we had those heavy storms. we are expecting gusty conditions we could even this season trees toppling over with the wind coming through. and by 6:00 a.m., still heavy. you can expect downpours fiord and for the evening. this front, showing some residual scattered showers. . >> sadly, there are a couple of problems on the nimitz this vehicle, flipped over and it has been struck by passing vehicles, there have been two other cars that hit it 880 northbound, shut down. however, there is not even much of a delay or a backup but there is a key to work. add a route-it is a reroute-to the next on ramp. your best is probably using 580. >> the water is back on 415 homes. this water main break between bell and tennessee. re
of new york's presbyterian hospital where mrs. clinton as same. if this is a five-year old clinton suffered a concussion several weeks ago after she fainted while recovering from a stomach virus. she was supposed to return to work this week. we will be right back. >> hundred of thousands of minimum-wage workers in 10 states will see a pay boost in the new year. according to the nonprofit advocate advocacy group the national employment law project, rhode island workers will see the biggest paycheck increases in average of $510 a year for the average worker. the group says workers and nine other states including colorado, florida and ohio will see the minimum wage jump between 10 to 15¢ an hour. an estimated 855,000 workers will be affected by the changes. in 2013, 19 states and the district of columbia will have rates above the federal level. lawmakers are trying the head off a possible doubling of milk prices in january. both parties on the house and senate agriculture committees have agreed to one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in october. however, republican l
was a former police commissioner in the new york and boston he is ready to meet the challenge of oakland. >> might challenge was that it was a very small police force for a very large city. we were able to implement change and that the crime rate has gone for 12 consecutive years. >> reporter: he also says that the public's opinion about the police force and willing to turn that around that around in oakland as well. j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> oakland is 400,000 it has seen the 130 murders. the most in five years. oakland has about 400-thousand residents. it's seen 130 murders.most in five years. one of every three-thousand people were killed in san francisco's populationit has seen 67 murders.that's up 34 percentso one in every 12-thousand people were murdered this year in san franisco. and san jose has nearly 1 million people. 45 murders this year, most since 1991. one in every 21,000 people were killed in san jose. all three bay area cities saw homicides increase this year compared to 2011. for comparison.we'll widen the view. chicaco has 2.7 million people.and 499 murders this year.t
. as previously was the case. according to the new york times this recent feud is that twitter is going to start to take on and still gritake on twitter will take on instagram directly. >> and how about a holiday wish list? i would like to share this with you. best buy is offering to dollars of all iphone including the new iphone 5. it is $50. the entry level at $150 with eight to your contract. and amazon is offering $50 off the kindle fire. high- definition tablet. it just came out i am surprised it is on sale already the 16 gb = $250 and enter firehd89 for the coupon code. >>pam: tear-filled apologies over the royal pregnancy prank -- that took a deadly turn. that story coming tonight at 5:30. >> major changes for california and the medieval are not happy. the fallout from the new logo changes -- people are not happy >> the university of california has a new logo after 150 years. it is actually of setting a lot of people. they are taking action with an on-line petition with 40,000 signatures, and a facebook page to pull its on the new logo 5000 people have joined that page. it reportedly show
the rainfall has diminished from yesterday. mainly snowfall as we can see through pennsylvania, new york, and through ohio. a number of winter weather advisories. with snowfall rates that could bring 1 ft. in portions of this region. as we take a look of the watches and the warning's there is a winter weather the advisory could produce two-5 in.. however, the pink and the red could produce more snowfall. and in this location near pittsburgh we are going to c 1.5 ft. and gusting. this is going to produce to the east but it will possibly dissipate within 24 hours. >> this high winds and record snowfalls have turned holiday travel into a nightmare before christmas. this satellite photo shows the size of the winter storm now moving into new england. down on earth, the picture is not so pretty. in the upper midwest it is more than a foot deep. >> heavy, wet snow driving hazardous. >> we just dumped in the ditch >> flying unpredictable. >> i'm prayin' >> i'm afraid i wont make it >> hundreds of flights delayed a multi=vehicle pileup in iowa. another one in michigan, some deliveries delayed. bu
rampage, adam lanzas body has been claimed for burial. >> that is according to the new york times. >> although it is still unclear who took him. >> on december 14th, laanza shot and killed 26 people, including toni20 children at said in an elementary school before committing suicide. >> before the massacre he killed his mother at home. >> thousand the first responders gathered to remember comrade killed a the line of duty is quantifier and upstate new york. >> the cascabel the body of volunteer firefighters and police lt. michael ch iapperini . >> the 430 was one of two firefighters gun down, police say by an ex-con who deliberately set his house on fire to lure fire crews into a deadly ambush. >> is lot was mocked as a pass by the 10 chaiapp rinis casket. >> the sooner for the 19 year-old volunteer firefighters scheduled for later today. >> a judge ordered a psychiatric exam for the woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of the new york city subway train. >> prosecutors said in a week in court hearing that erica melendez pushed the man because she thought " it would
health officials are warning of gay men about a recent uptick in meningitis cases in new york city. there is been about 12 cases of the disease were reported among gay men in new york in the past year. meningitis can be transmitted during intimate or sexual contact with someone who was infected. it also be transmitted by sneezing, coughing or sharing drinks are food with an infected person. although there has not been any recent cases in san francisco. health officials are asking those who plan to travel or have recently traveled to new york to consult with their doctor. >> with warnings that this flu season could be one of the worst in recent years to restore farmers is in the bay area will be giving free flu shots to children ages 4 to 18. >> the free vaccination program is called shoe the flu. it is designed to improve or rock community health. the program runs through the end of the year and is being funded by the page family foundation. again it is free. the reynauds took on the denver broncos at the coliseum. the broncos quarterback jason manning through his 30 touchdown bidd
their in international operations between new york and london. the deal will not be announced any time soon. we will let you know when word comes down. the transaction would be the latest in a round of mergers that every shape the airline. highlights oil prices may precipitate more takeovers in the future. >> ford is recalling two of its biggest selling and newest models. the 2013 escape cross over. and the fusion mid-size sedan. the automatic said they can overheat and catch fire. ford says that has not been any reported injuries but has 12 reports of a stake fires and one for fusion. this is the third recall for the state. the fusion was up just name green car of the year at the l.a. auto show. >> the amount of global he traffic pollution rose again last year by 3 percent. scientists say it is unlikely that global warming can be limited to a couple of degrees. majority of the increase comes from china and carbon the oxide pollution. the nine states in germany are the only two countries to reduce their carbon dioxide pollution. that amounts to two, 4 million lbs. of carbon dioxide released into the air
to fees that call providers are allowed to charge prisoners in some states. here in new york, where fees are banned, rates can go as low as 5¢ a minute. but in places like colorado, inmates did charge almost 90¢ a minute. the sec is planning to open the public comment about reducing rates nationwide. >> the u.s. population is said to hit 350 million by the new year's day. it has an increase of less than 1 percent since april 2010, which was the last time the population snapshot was taken. the growth rate is lower than projected. laura bird and immigration rates are believed to be the reason. the u.s. population is expected to be nearly 400 million by 2015. that's nearly 40 million fewer people than initially projected. we will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a
. >> will be right back with more on our weather with we're back at 4:44. we're 10 live look out of new york. when the first section of a spire that will rise atop the world trade center's tallest building is being lifted into place. there are 18 pieces in all this is the very first of the pieces to have in place. they have been hooked up later they will raise the session into place. it has to go up 104 stories is the height of the building. it will take a while to get it up there. it will be fun to watch. >> will come back we are watching the weather here around the bay area as betake a live look outside the golden gate bridge showing a wet deck. rain is falling. not a lot, but enough to make a slit ride. hey erica. >> you are right james. it is light rain in nature. it will not cause flooding. it may cause of accidents. you know how people are in the rain. storm tracker 4 shows light rain in portions of san francisco. the richmond district, the sunset, or around market street downtown san francisco picking up light rain. on 19th avenue and park the city held as well. drive with extra caution use
was the new york city police commissioner from 1994 to 1996 and was credited with improving the crime rate in that city. he took over as the chief of police in los angeles in 2002 and led the department until 2009. o.p.d. says he will offer his advice but the chief says he is still in charge in oakland. >> i want to make sure that this is lawful, efficient. >> they have provided they will give us recommendations and it is up implemented because at the end of the day it's my responsibility to make sure the policing in a lawful and constitutional and it's also reduce violent crime. bratton and his business partner bob wasserman created the comp stat system that is used by many major police departments in the country, including oakland. >> we want to look at what we are doing here in oakland. we have the comp stat model here in oakland and we want to look at how we can strengthen it and improve it based on his experience and how he's used it in l.a. and in new york. >> bratton and his company will start early next year. i'm jeff bush, kron four news. >> grant: businesses in oakland are callin
it was suffering from. kabang ended up in davis' earlier this year after a nurse in new york spent a fund-raising campaign to bring her to the u.s.. >> will be back with kron 4 morning news. >> here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is picking up. it is still light. we would not have any problems in the bay area. 51 degrees in oakland. at noon it will get more to degrees warmer at 53. still not bone chilling cold. >> and the north bay marin avenue in mill valley is back open this morning after it was shut down because of a major water main break on monday. >> firefighters say a 12 in. main ruptured late in the morning and spewed a about a thousand gallons of water a minute. >> sandbags were stacked to prevent flooding at least one home. but there was no other damage reported water service was restored last night and the road has been reopened. >> officials have been scrambling to repair a levee in east palo alto that was breached during iran's over the weekend. >> grooves placed sandbags where the san for squeak thoufrancisquito creek top levy. >> son is looking for people i
the means of the average local resident. four of the top six in california, plus new york and the pricy suburbs in connecticut. in the big apple, someone with the median income of 68=thousand dollars could afford less than 30 percent of the homes. in san francisco, incomes are higher, but so are home prices. more than two=thirds of the homes are too expensive for a median=income buyer. orange county is third on the national list. followed by los angeles and connecticut's fairfield county. san jose rounds out the top six, despite a high median income of 105=thousand dollars. real estate is too expensive there for more than 50 percent of the residents. >> grant lodes, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: temperatures were slightly warmer in the 60s for most of the bay area. 60s in the santa rosa. 63 in oakland, 61 in san mateo. as we go for the overnight hours it is going to be very cold it is already quite chilly in a number of locations with areas of dense fog. we're already seeing that in the north bay. with sunny skies and mild expected tomorrow and even nicer on sunday let us take a look on fu
firefighters and two of them fatally in the new york town of webster it's near rodchester and the shooting left a note intending to wipe out more people. >> he was intending to wipe out more people that he did after the police read a night that spangler wrote. he wrote i have to see how much of the neighborhood to burn down and do what i love to do best which is killing people. >> he wanted to kill as many people but as far as motives and we don't know. >> his 67-year old sister died in the incident and they lived together in one of the houses that burnt and spang letter started the fire and luring firefighters so he can kill them. >> lured first responders and he armed himself heavily and taken up an area of cover near a tree and immediately started firing upon the responders. >> authorities said he shot firefighters, 43 mike and 19-year old tomas. two other firefighters were shot and are in serious but stable condition and spangler served years in prison after beating his grant mother with a hammer back in 1981. i'm grant lewis, 4 news. >> the gun man had three guns with him and a semi automa
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come back. welcome back. the time is 4:2. 5 >> new york police may be closing in on a suspect in a pushing killing. >> aid cain has this story from new york. >> police questioned a man who implicated his mahimself ave marks of a writer. the man was pushing killed by an oncoming train. the commissioner says they're getting input from writers that were in the station. >>--riders that were in the station. >> it all apparently started with an argument. >> new york police obtain this video that shows the victim whose face is obscured before he was shoved onto the track. empty a worker nigel grant says some people try to get the conductor's attention as a train came into the station. >> the train finally came to a stop about three-quarters of the way into the station. patrick gomez says everyone was stunned. >> everyone was in shock not knowing what was going on peo. >> witnesses say the victim frantically tried to climb onto the platform as the train built into the station. his efforts were in vain he was struck and killed by the train. >> i ahead pain reporting. >> also making hea
in at no. 2. topping london, new york city and washington d.c. in the top side. san francisco is the sixth most searched city. rounding out the top 10 are san diego, dubai, new orleans and hong kong. >> analysts by dink life dot com right san francisco was the best place for couples with and will end comes and no kids to live. new york city comes in second place. and washington d.c. is third on the list. san francisco has the lowest percentage of children out of major cities in america. only 13.4% of the city's approximately 800,000 residents are under 80 years old. >> wthis is for you. a new company golden spike announce that you can go get a round trip tickets to the moon for $1.5 million by 2020. the company is selling this moon trip to the nation's, corporations, and individuals. golden spikes says that they're putting much of the details together for these flights. >>
of upstate new york are seeing a heavy snowfall. the national weather service has issued a winter storm warning until midday today. if there is also a forecast of a totaled eight to 12 in. of snow by tonight. for those of you are traveling on roads, new york state police and the dot have kept files out to keep roads open. drivers will still have to be cautious. forecasters expected the snow will turn to drizzle. this may cause a black ice on the road. >> snow is falling at a rate of 2 in. per hour and portions of vermont, new hampshire, and new york. we have also seen power outages but it looks like some of the active weather will start to subside as we head into the weekend. regardless, we do have several watches and warnings on the screen. most of these will expire by letter on this afternoon. this has been a major storm that has affected majority of the country. we did have some snow up in texas and target as it touched down in the southern areas. we will continue to monitor this. >> it is definitely cloudy and we are seen sunshine. it is 43 degrees out the door in hayward and as we
trying to clean up the mess. tens of billions of dollars expect recovery efforts willl cost in new york after superstorm sandy. that story.. coming up. victims of super storm sandy in new york are expecting to get about 40 billion of dollars in federal relief to help cover the costs of damaged homes... transit systems... hospitals and more than three hundred thousand homes suffered serious damage. lawmakers are hoping to have a deal in place before the end of the year. more than 100 new jersey resients won't be allowed to return home until at least saturday... as crews continue to work to clear the hazardous gas that spilled when a freight train derailed on the train was knocked paulsboro... new jersey when a bridge collapsed. as many as five cars fell into the creek below. the political crisis in egypt appears to be worsening. earlier today islamist demonstrators carrying banners denouncing the nation's highest court prevented judges from entering the courthouse. the judicial system and president mohammed morsi have been butting heads ever since morsi granted himself sweeping p
new york and london. a number of mergers has reshaped the on airline industry. with the high price of oil we could see more takeovers in the years to come. >> ford is recalling two of its biggest selling in u.s. models. the 2013 escape cross over and the 2013 ephesian mid-size sedan. with the 16 1.6 l engine. those engines can overheat and catch fire. there have not been any injuries reported in this but they have a dozen reports of fire for the escape and one for the fusion. this is the threat third recall for the new escapes' fs. the fusion wast named green car fire of the year at the auto show. >> it is 6:11 a.m. and will be back in a minute. the golden gate bridge it shows a nice easy ride for marin county. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end
of the christmas shopping season. >> coming up the 49ers. match up with the patriots added the new york next. (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly.yea girl scout cookies. this kind of tree, it's the holiday season in san francisco's union square .you can tell from all the gift buyin what kind of beer you drink? oh so you got a beer, you can put the sign down then not it not a whole on i need another one and the bad drivers that wave at you while committing violations this case its not left turn. but if you watch you will see driver. after driver after driver doing just that. remember the guy that waved earlier lets have a chat with him. were tourist this just our first day here did you see the sign that said no left turn hell no i didn't see it but you saw the camera. then there was this driver, way to drop off a passenger. and this driver has their activated in an active turn lane so that makes it ok. during the holiday rush the panhandlers come out in force, well after all they know there is many here remember this guy .. everytime you take a picture of a
say it's unclear what his motive was for today's shooting. the town of webster, new york is now mourning. the joy of christmas replaced by pain and grief. >> very difficult >> it's just devastating. >> the family it is going to be without the family members. >> grant lodes, kron 4 news. >> catherine: the suspect's home was one of the houses which burned. he had lived there with his sister - who is missing. a vigil was held tonight for the firefighters who died. >> in other national news. a police officer and a bystander were shot and killed in suburban houston this morning. it began when the officer made a traffic stop. the suspect drove away - and later began shooting from a parking lot. police say the man shot and killed a bystander, then fired at the officer who was killed. the suspect was also shot - and is in critical condition. police say they have no idea why he opened fire. >> catherine: a 17-year-old boy in massachusetts will spend christmas in jail - after threatening to shoot up his school. he says it was only a joke when he told police about his plan to target his h
in the washington post and new york times loitered in the week as part of its come better campaign. rumors that the second generation ipad mini with a rat in a display is set to launch a head of apple's typical annual schedule next year have been swirling. it appears abels full-sized ipad may be sticking to its new semi annual release schedule. new reports suggest apple plans to launch a new thinner, lighter and 9.7 and ipad as soon as march of 2013. the fourth ipad model was just released last month along side the ipad mini, the march was also suggested in recent rat not ipad mini rumors. the time is 6:11 a.m. and we will be back in a couple of minutes. a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. an oakland is 51 degrees, that seems kind of warm to made. the high will be 56. with rain yesterday we have what roads today. we have the bright lights for the pirates scored new year's eve party getting started at 11:30 p.m. on december 31st. óó >> this morning and have alleged acts warning has expired on lake tahoe. sierra nevadas years enjoyed a fresh blanket of snow on christm
at midnight to give couples their first chance to get marriage licenses. >>> a new york woman has been charged with second degree murder as a hate crime for allegedly pushing a man in front of a subway train. police say the surveillance video they released helped find erika menendez. authorities say she told officers she pushed the man because of her hatred for hindus and muslims who she blames for the 9-11 attack in new york. witnesses to the death say they saw a woman pacing the elevated platform and muttering to herself just before she pushed her victim. this was the second time this month someone was shoved to their death in front of an approaching train. >>> a connecticut lawyer wants to sue the state over the sandy hook elementary school shooting. irving pinsky says the state failed to provide a safe setting. he's pursuing 100-million dollars in damages on behalf of an unidentified 6-year- old girl who survived the massacre. pinsky says the girl heard gunfire, screaming, and conversations over the intercom and was left with emotional scars. 26 people, including 20 children, were killed a
big news across country the fall on the front page of yesterday's new york post scene here has a lot of people questioning the newspaper and the photographer who took this photoperiod the headline reads dude pushed on the subway track this man is about to die. this is a 58 year-old man desperately klein a platform as the train is coming at them. it is a terrifying image. the freelance photographer captured this image on monday after someone shoved the man from the platform on times square. the train struck the man and he died and the new york hospital on left behind a wife and daughter. the photographer saw the man fall onto the tracks and said he ran toward the oncoming train firing his cameras flashed to warn the driver. he said he was shocked that people closer to the victim did not try to help him and the stands before the train struck. some critics are questioning the photographers motives. we are asking why didn't the photographer help? why did the newspaper published the photo? we put this on the kron4 facebook page and not no one helped him to the matter not one person. the p
, connecticut will remember the first to bet the spirit of his family's stated that he liked the new york's giants victor cruz. >> deng's are unfortunate and they do not always go as planned. i just want them to stay strong and focus. ti will do what i can town of the family. >> yesterday's game crews wrote his name on his cleats and he put a similar message on his glove. he stated that he was told by his parents the they were thinking about burying him in the new york giants jersey. he stated that he will plan to visit the families and that he will bring them up the cleats that he wore and his glove. >> it is 7:22 a.m. and will take a break. >> will get you caught up on bay area sports periods on the field last night the 49ers punch to their tickets to the playoffs. in doing so, but they took control of their own destiny for the rest of the season. the 49ers stock early and often. they were up 24 to three colin kaepernick finance michael crabtree for the touchdown and a 28 point lead. up 31 to three. but that's when tom brady and the patriots will cut. new england rattled off four straig
and killed two firefighters in new york after police say he lured them into a trap. a difficult christmas for families of the newtown shootings. how others are coming to their aid and how the victims are being honored. >> and the dangerous and deadly weather taking aim at the midwest ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> in newtown an all davey jill honoring those shoot at sandy hook elementary school. the candles were lit last night and volunteers are taking three hour shifts to make sure they stay burning. police officers are filling in for newtown police so they can have the holiday off. in the nation's capitol 20 child like angels adorn the altar inside the chapel and each one represents one of the children killed in newtown. they will be on display through january 6th. >> disturbing new details about the man that ambushed firefighters in western new york shooting four of them and killing two before taki
command of the year he was 79 years old. >> police in new york are searching for one as a post a man to his death on a subway platform. >> witnesses said on was talking to ourselves and pacing on the seventh train platform in queens. >> this is to push the man on to the tracks and as the train pulled into the station and then she ran away. >> plolice say the man was struck by the first card pinned down by the second period >> cannot identify the victim and are canvassing the neighborhood to find video of the want. >> we have a live look outside at the san mateo branch we will be back with more on whether >> 7:29 a.m. as the time now. here is a look from our roof cam ranh san francisco on van ness ave. >> we're looking at a great weekend in general. i know that did things are subject to change. >> i did not think it will rain at least for today. in the south bay may be showers will develop overnight. you could see the green on your screen looks like it is impacting the north bay. the moisture not hitting the ground and is sitting offshore. we're drive of the most part for now. as we h
destroyed in upstate new york after what we showed you yesterday live on our air here where the firefighters went to respond to a house fire and someone started shooting at them. let me go back and i'll tell you who the name of the shooter is now we know that this morning. william spengler is the one who police say set his own home on fire and then fired shots at the firefighters when they showed up. sean carroll tells us it's not spengler's first run-in with police. >> the first police officer managed to exchange fire with spengler who laid in wait. >> he was shooting at a berm near the home where he can barricaded himself with his weapons to shoot the innocent responders. and i will say the first webster police officers to respond engaged the shooter in probably in all likelihood, saved many lives. >> reporter: spengler's criminal past dates back to july, 1980, the death of his grandmother. >> spengler lived alone at this house for over 40 years. she was found dead at the floor of the dwelling by her grandson, william spengler, who lives next door. spengler discovered the body at 12:45 p.m
. in a joint statement on the matter, governor andrew cuomo of new york and new jersey governor chris christie say, this money will help their states recover, repair, and rebuild. they also say, their request includes funding to invest in efforts to protect the region from impact of storms like sandy. both governors recently went to washington to lobby lawmakers for federal funds. >> a new jobs report shows. a big drop in the nations unemployment. last month, 146- thousand jobs were added in the u-s. right now, the unemployment rate is 7-point-7 percent. that number does not include people who have stopped looking for work. still - it is the lowest percentage in 4-years. kron 4's justine waldman has a closer look at employment growth here in the bay area. and shows us where the jobs are here >> according to the california employment development department. there are jobs in the bay area. you just need to know where to look. ruth kavanagh's job is to watch the job numbers. she tells me. the latest figures show the labor market is improving. >> some growth is recovery from the downturn that we h
stolen electronics. >> the due york subway killing. they are showing no remorse of the new york subway killing. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>this just in to the kron 4 news room sunday dikes sunny--he has just been named their new head coach. there are multiple reports that sonny dikes.. when tedford... was fired earlier this year. >> investigators say a multimillion-dollar burglary operation has been san francisco police say they've busted a burglary ring... and they've recovered here's just some of what they found. investigators say a multimillion dollar auto more than a thousand electronic devices have been recovered. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and has more from fisherman's wharf. three people were arrested two are still in jail. police say it was parking garage in fisherman's wharf that helped catch
free of charge. contractors have done the initial assessment of about 7000 homes in new york city and 2000 homes for similar initiative on long island. so far only about 400 homes had been completed. >> mitt romney has a job again he is returning to the board of directors at marriott international hotel. he has been on the board twice before but left to run for political office. army has kept a low profile since the election spending time with his family at their california home. the romney and marriott families are close. in fact mitt romney whose first name is willard was named after the hotels founder john willard marriott. >> it is a high resolution so in a high-profile case. george zimmerman stiffest in releasing a picture taken february 26th by police officer after trayvon martin was shot and killed. you can see the photo here with a bloody face. zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the 17 year-old death. he says he was on a neighborhood patrol and was acting in self-defense. but in florida steady your ground lost to the test. defense attorney mark o'meara says
in connecticut and new york.funerals or memorials for six more victims. people in newtown are mourning and hurting.but support from across the u-s is helping them get through it. it's the same heart- wrenching scene over and over in newtown. groups of mourners.paying respects.and laying to rest the victims of last friday's shooting. 26 christmas trees line this street. 27 guardian angels representing the lives lost.including the shooter's mother. young women collect donations and hand out christmas ornaments. coffee and food at this local shop are free - thanks to anonymous donations from all over the country. >> it is really in a nice thing people come and and really need it is heartwarming. it >>reporter: the emotional wounds are still fresh. today >> i think that for some it is too soon to forget the need to go to the process, the grieving. before there is even room for forgiveness. >>reporter: today, invesgtigators finished processing suspect adam lanza's home. that's where the rampage began.with lanza killing his mother in her sleep. nancy lanza was also laid to rest today in a h
post and the new york times later in the week as part of its come together campaign. >> rumors that a second generation ipad mini with eight right now display is set to lions ahead of apple's typical annual schedule that share have been swirling. now it appears that apple's full- size ipad may be sticking to its new semi and release schedule. new reports suggest that apple's plans to launch a new standard, lauder 9.7 in. ipad as soon as march 2013. the fourth ipad model was just released last month along side the ipad mini, but march was also suggested in recent red ipad mini remorse. >> we will be right back. heavy snowfall in the sierra is causing dangerous conditions for skiers. in the past three days, two people have died and two others have been injured after being called in separate avalanches. kron 4 urs of charles clifford has details. >> a snow border was caught in an avalanche on monday. they stated that heavy amounts of new snow is sitting on unstable snow which is causing danger. during this latest cause of dangers they have issued advisories are around tahoe. this
's record on the issue are pressing for specific proposals. new york mayor michael bloomberg said "calling for 'meaningful action' is not enough. we need immediate action. we have heard all the rhetoric before. what we have not seen is leadership - not from the white house and not from congress." gun violence has not been a priority for the obama administration. as he ran for president in 2008, obama supported reinstating a ban on assault weapons. >> don't tell me we can't uphold the second amendment while keeping ak-47s out of the hands of criminals. >>reporter: once elected, he did not make good on his campaign pledge. after his first year in office, the brady campaign to prevent gun violence gave the president across the board f's on its report card. >> the senate will come to order. >>reporter: a major obstacle for the president: congress, where even in the democratic-controlled senate, there has been little appetite to touch the controversial issue. multiple gun control bills have been introduced. not a single one has made it to the floor for a vote. those involved in the debate over
the christmas tree, new york lights the empire state building! here you see the top of the empire state building glowing with red and green lights. the lighting is -- of course -- in honor of christmas. with just one exception, this is how the empire state building will look every night through january 6th. santa clauses in japan taking to the slopes this holiday season. you can see them here, skiing down the slope. they also handed out candy and took some kids for their own ride down the mountain on sleds. >> 4:52. we will be back, this live look outside at the golden gate bridge. traffic it is easy and light. many people on vacation. and a reminder to catch doctor phil right after the kron four morning news at 10 a-m. >> rihanna shows us what the season of giving is all about. plus, is ben affleck considering a move from elizabeth corridan has today's hollywood minute. >> she has donated or $1 million to the hospital in barbados. in honor of her grandmother. and also, ben f. le is thinking about the political agenda. >> i do not want to speculate about my political future. >> he was testifying
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